Dunn's homer carries White Sox past Indians 5-4

9:58 PM, Sep 24, 2012   |    comments
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Chicago, IL -- Adam Dunn hit a pair of homers, including a three-run shot in the eighth, as the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-4, in the opener of a three-game series.

Alexei Ramirez had an RBI for the White Sox, who snapped a five-game skid and remained one game ahead of the Tigers for first place in the AL Central. Detroit beat the Royals, 6-2, on Monday.

Chicago starter Chris Sale allowed three runs on 10 hits over seven innings. Brett Myers (3-3) tossed a scoreless eighth to pick up the win.

Russ Canzler hit a two-run homer for the Indians, who have lost six in a row against Chicago. Shin-Soo Choo and Asdrubal Cabrera had an RBI apiece.

Zach McAllister allowed two runs on four hits while striking out seven over six innings. Vinnie Pestano (3-3) gave up the homer to Dunn in the eighth to take the loss.

 

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